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Re: OK to display W3C logo based on 3'rd party validator?

From: Ann Navarro <ann@webgeek.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 1999 12:31:44 -0400
Message-Id: <4.1.19990922123050.02642210@mail.webgeek.com>
To: Terje Bless <link@tss.no>
Cc: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>, Uriel Wittenberg <uw@urielw.com>, www-validator@w3.org
At 06:22 PM 9/22/99 +0200, Terje Bless wrote:
>On 22.09.99 at 11:45, Ann Navarro <ann@webgeek.com> wrote:
>>>Exactly! If you pass one you should pass the other. Anything else is a
>>Right, but the layperson has no way of judging that. 
>Oh? They just use the same badges; that should be clear enough. :-)

No, the point is that the end user has no way of knowing how competent a
third part is. There's a reasonable expectation of quality from the W3C --
not necessarily "Joe Validator Writer"

(Note nothing in that comment places any value judgement on Liam's work)


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